Using artificial intelligence (AI) to improve CBT and positive mental health

February 6th, 2019

In the U.K, the national institute for health and care excellence (NICE) recommends cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) as a treatment for common mental health problems. Talking therapies such as CBT are widely used as low-intensity interventions for depression, generalised anxiety disorders, panic disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, post-traumatic stress disorders and social anxiety.   How does CBT…

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Cadscan unveils CBT app to support positive mental health.

July 31st, 2018

Cadscan has been awarded a contract as part of the SBRI Healthcare and ASHN initiative to develop interventions that support positive mental health. Under the contract, Cadscan will develop Phobot, a voice-operated conversational agent designed to deliver purpose-built cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) programmes to treat anxiety in adolescents.   Mental health crisis An estimated 1…

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